Company description

McBains, the new name for McBains Cooper, is a self-contained property and construction consultancy providing a bespoke range of services to corporate clients and public bodies across the UK and Europe, and with wider global capability.

As one of the longest-established consultancies in the UK, with a sound financial track record and confident investors, McBains provides a broad range of services to meet the unique and constantly changing requirements of a hugely diverse client portfolio.

With projects ranging from minor works to major contracts worth in excess of GBP200 million, the company covers all major sectors, from office to residential, education to retail, health to custodial, infrastructure to transport and industrial to conservation. Its expertise extends across all major disciplines: project monitoring, project management, quantity surveying, architecture, master planning & urban design, engineering, building surveying and sustainability.

McBains Cooper was formed in 1993 with the merger of McBains (a London-based practice of Project Managers, Quantity and Building Surveyors founded in 1925) and Henry Cooper (a regionally-based firm with roots going back to 1785). In 2017, the company revealed a name change to McBains. It is headquartered in London.

Company details

26 Finsbury Square London

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Company updates

  • September 24, 2018

    McBains Hellas appointed as technical advisors for biomedical research facility PPP in Greece

    McBains Hellas has been appointed to act as technical advisors for a developmental Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project for building a new research centre for the Biomedical Research Foundati...

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  • May 30, 2016

    McBains Cooper to advise the city of Medellin on PPPs

    The city of Medellin, Colombia, has awarded to McBains Cooper the contract to help improve the public-private partnership (PPP) skills of the local government.

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  • May 04, 2016

    Transaction Advisor selected for building PPP project in Colombia

    Colombian National Real Estate Agency (ANI) has recently revealed that it has awarded the transaction advisory services for the Edificio de Transición (ET – CAN) government building PPP p...

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  • October 31, 2014

    Colombia shortlists consultants for PPP programs

    The Colombian National Planning Department has announced the shortlist of consultants for two social public private partnership (PPP) programs.

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  • August 20, 2014

    McBains Cooper, Duran & Osorio team selected for Colombian Feasibility studies

    Colombia's National Planning Department (DNP) has appointed a team formed by British Property and construction consultancy McBains Cooper and Colombian law firm Durán & Osorio to conduct feasibility s...

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  • September 25, 2013

    McBains Cooper targets PPPs in Colombia with new office

    Recognising Colombia's potential, interdisciplinary property and construction consultancy McBains Cooper has expanded its Latin American footprint and  opened an office in the Colombian capital, Bogot...

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